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    Kitchens Closed For Summer Break 

    Well, the 2019-20 school year definitely threw us a curveball! We are SO THANKFUL for our dedicated and creative team that provided seamless food service for our students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The task was herculean and in constant flux and the foodservice and transportation departments collaborated and made it happen! THANK YOU!

    We have been and will continue to plan for our return in the fall. Though meal service may look different next year, our team is committed to finding creative and healthful solutions for our students. We look forward to the eventual return of our beautiful salad bars and delicious Community Dinners.  Staff and student safety is paramount and we will be closely following all local, state and federal guidance when it comes to service our students. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate these uncharted waters!

    Welcome to the

    Food for Thought Lunch Program! 

    Wow, the 2019-20 school year was our 12th year of bringing our students and staff to the table. Our district is lucky to have a community that recognizes the connection between a nourished mind and body. We are thrilled to continue to strive for new and innovative ways to inspire a life-long love of food!

    Our Mission

    The Food for Thought Program focuses on unprocessed, locally sourced meals prepared by a knowledgeable staff with the help of culinary-minded students. We maintain uncompromising quality in the meals we prepare and the skills we impress upon the student chefs. 

    Community Dinners

    We will be hosting our COMMUNITY DINNERS again this year as a way to showcase our program to the community and provide a chance for us all to share a meal. The proceeds support the Student Chef.0 Program and help keep this program successful!

    Lunch Accounts

    Your help is needed to keep our program running! Due to State Auditor Mandate, please maintain a POSITIVE lunch balance at all times. We have made this more manageable by providing online credit card payment and account maintenance though Family and Student Access. You can opt in for low balance email notifications as well as make instant online payments. Of course, payments can also be made in the school office with cash or check before lunch.

    Breakfast and Lunch Prices:

    LUNCH

    Elementary

    Middle School

    High School

    Staff

    Visitors

    Prepaid

    $3.25

    $3.50

    $3.50

    $6.00

    $7.00

    Reduced

    $0.40

    $0.40

    $0.40

    n/a

    n/a

    Free

    $0.00

    $0.00

    $0.00

    n/a

    n/a

    Milk

    $0.50

    $0.50

    $0.50

    $0.50

    $0.50


    BREAKFAST

    Elementary

    Middle School

    High School

    Staff

    Visitors

    Prepaid

    $1.25

    $2.00

    $2.00

    $3.00

    $3.00

    Reduced

    $0.00

    $0.00

    $0.00

    n/a

    n/a

    Free

    $0.00

    $0.00

    $0.00

    n/a

    n/a

    Milk

    $0.50

    $0.50

    $0.50

    $0.50

    $0.50


    Please be aware that the previous year's Free and Reduced Applications EXPIRE in October. Please turn a new application into the school office ASAP for a seamless transition for your student. Once the application expires, the student will default to a pre-paid status and money must be on the student's account to be able to participate in the lunch program. Applications are available in English and Spanish here, or at your school office. Please call Jill Peacock at 360-370-5209.
     

    We have been chosen to participate in a nation-wide pilot program that will allow us to spend our federal funding on local unprocessed fruits and vegetables. This will give our program an extra boost on the path we have blazed towards healthy, sustainable and delicious meals.

    Are you a foodie? Do you love kids? Consider getting on the sub list in the kitchen! See our Human Resources Department at the District Office for details (378-4133).

    Thank you for the opportunity to nourish the learning community of San Juan Island!

     
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    STAFF & CONTACT INFO

    Direct line to the kitchen: 360-370-7106 

    Food Service Director, Food for Thought Program Director: 

    Liz Varvaro 

    Executive Chef; Food for Thought Program: 

    Andy Radzialowski

    Sous Chef; Food for Thought Program: 

    Ashley Spendiff

    Cook; Elementary Kitchen Manager; Food for Thought Program: 

    Kerri Starr

    Assistant Cook; Student Store; Food for Thought Program: 

    Patricia Rishel

    Utility; Dishwashing; Food for Thought Program: 

    Maria Trujillo

    Utility; Point of Sale; Food for Thought Program: 

    Kim Devine

    Student Accounts; Food for Thought Program: 

    Janet Scheffer